Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 13-144

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • April 11, 2013
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piooffice@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813-247-8060

    Vehicle Burlgary & Credit Card Fraud

    Suspect steals credit card and charges nearly $300.00.
    • Wednesday
    • April 3, 2013
    • Time: 4:19 AM
    • 14127 Stonegate Drive
    • Tampa, FL

    Suspect:

    White male, 18 – 20 years of age, wearing a t-shirt with black undershirt, baseball cap and dark color pants.
     

    Victim:

    Meggie Castro
    14127 Stonegate Drive
    Tampa, FL

    Surveillance Video:



     

    Details:
     

    Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect seen in the surveillance photo. On April 3, 2013 at approximately 4:19 a.m., an unknown suspect entered the victim’s vehicle (2013 Honda) through a broken back passenger door lock. While inside, the suspect removed the victim’s purse and fled undetected.

    At approximately 4:23 a.m., the suspect went to the Shell Station located on Ehrlich Road and used the victim’s credit card twice for a total of $77.24. At approximately 4:42 a.m., the suspect went to the 7-11 on Cypress Street and used the victim’s credit card five times totaling $212.48.

    Anyone with any information reference the suspect is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office at 247-8200 or anyone with any information regarding the identity and whereabouts of this suspect and who wants to be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477), report anonymously online at www.crimestopperstb.com or text "CSTB plus your tip" to C-R-I-M-E-S (274637).
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